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Jennifer Wegmann


Health and Wellness Studies


Jennifer Wegmann is a lecturer in the Decker School of Nursing, department of Health and Wellness Studies. In 2012 Princeton Review named Wegmann one of the top 300 professors in the country. She received a bachelor’s degree in Biology, a masters in Human Development, and an interdisciplinary PhD, from Binghamton University. Her area of research and expertise lies in stress, eating disorders, and body image.

Wegmann’s research focuses on stress mindset, personality, stress appraisal, and college student well-being. She also authored the audio series Resilience: The New Science of Mastering Stress and Living Well, which teaches how to cope with stressors and avoid creating unwanted stress. The 12 lecture series includes discussions raging from learning what stress is to how your personality affects how you experience stress.

Wegmann is passionate about increasing awareness as it relates to healthy living. After two decades of teaching and research, she has seen first-hand how people struggle with stress in their lives. She has made it her mission to help individuals not only effectively manage their stressors but to actually use their stress to be more productive and healthier.


  • BA, MA, PhD Binghamton University

Research Interests

  • Stress mindset
  • Successful stress management
  • Body image


  • 2021 Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • Voted Top 300 College Professors by the Princeton Review

Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae